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Merrist Wood College Names 'The Collingridge Room' After Long-serving Horticulture Lecturer

Merrist Wood College Names 'The Collingridge Room' After Long-serving Horticulture Lecturer
Description
As voted for by staff, Merrist Wood College has recently named a meeting room 'The Collingridge Room', after one of the College's longest serving members of staff.
Date:
23/05/2018

Game reserves in South Africa visited by Merrist Wood Animal Management students

Game reserves in South Africa visited by Merrist Wood Animal Management students
Description
Ten Animal Management students from a combination of Access to Higher Education, Foundation Degree and BSc (Hons) Top Up Degree programmes visited two game reserves in South Africa last month (April 2018).
Date:
15/05/2018

Visitors Enjoy the Sunshine at Merrist Wood College's Annual Fleecy Frolics Event

Visitors Enjoy the Sunshine at Merrist Wood College's Annual Fleecy Frolics Event
Description
Merrist Wood College's lambing event, Fleecy Frolics, saw visitors flock in the sunshine to the 400 acre estate on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April. The annual event provides an interactive and educational day out for the whole family, including future aspiring students.
Date:
26/04/2018

Ofsted Recognise Outstanding Residential Provision at Merrist Wood College

Ofsted Recognise Outstanding Residential Provision at Merrist Wood College
Description
Focusing on the things that matter most to children and young people's lives has secured Merrist Wood College a third outstanding grade at a recent Ofsted inspection.
Date:
12/04/2018

Landscape Student Takes Part in the Official Launch of BALI's GoLandscape Initiative

Landscape Student Takes Part in the Official Launch of BALI's GoLandscape Initiative
Description
Landscaping student, Pascale Napier, recently took part in the official launch of BALI's GoLandscape initiative at the RHS Garden Wisley.
Date:
05/04/2018

The Guildford College Group to merge with Activate Learning

The Guildford College Group to merge with Activate Learning
Description
The Guildford College Group has selected Activate Learning as its merger partner in a move that will initiate a new phase of development and secure the future of the Surrey-based colleges: Guildford College, Merrist Wood and Farnham Sixth Form College.
Date:
28/03/2018

National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies hosts Mini Pop-Up Show at Merrist Wood College

National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies hosts Mini Pop-Up Show at Merrist Wood College
Description
Surrey NAFAS (National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies), hosted their Spring Mini Pop-up Show on Saturday 24 March at Merrist Wood College.
Date:
26/03/2018

Sports Turf Apprentices Learn About the Production of Graded Organic Sports Turf Dressings

Sports Turf Apprentices Learn About the Production of Graded Organic Sports Turf Dressings
Description
Sports Turf and Green Keeping apprentices recently visited Surrey Loams Ltd, where they were given an introduction into how sports graded top soils and top dressings are made from raw materials.
Date:
23/03/2018

Equine Students Take Part in Racing to School's Riders' Programme at Sandown Park Racecourse

Equine Students Take Part in Racing to School's Riders' Programme at Sandown Park Racecourse
Description
On Friday 9 March a group of Equine students from Merrist Wood College enjoyed an eventful day at Sandown Park Racecourse where they took part in one of Racing to School's Riders' Programme events.
Date:
14/03/2018

Employment Success for Employability Student

Employment Success for Employability Student
Description
Previous Employability and Personal Development student, Reece Morden, has recently been offered a job as a Trainee Greenkeeper at Sand Martin's Golf Club in Finchampsted, as a result of his work experience whilst at Merrist Wood College.
Date:
17/01/2018
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